Title: The Psychologist Who Wouldn't Do Awful Things to Rats

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Title: The Psychologist Who Wouldn't Do Awful Things to Rats Title Record # 44124
Author: James Tiptree, Jr.
Date: 1976-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: The main character is a psychologist who is trying to study "genetic influences on tolerance of perceptual novelty". This was essentially the work of the author, as Alice Sheldon, for her Ph.D. thesis in Experimental Psychology, as described in her paper Preference for Familiar vs. Novel Stimuli as a Function of the Familiarity of the Environment, J. of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 67(4), April, 1969, pp. 516-521.
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Awards

Place Year and Award Category
6 1977 Locus Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Dimensions Science Fiction Number 6 1976-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Harper & Row 0-06-013864-5 $8.95 247 hc anth Irving Freeman Checkmark
New Dimensions Science Fiction Number 6 1976-08-12 ed. Robert Silverberg Gollancz 0-575-02173-X £3.95 vii+
247
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The Best Science Fiction of the Year #6 1977-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-020716-9 $9.95 viii+
388
hc anth Fred Marcellino Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #6 1977-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25758-8 $1.95 xi+
388
pb anth Checkmark
Star Songs of an Old Primate 1978-01-00 James Tiptree, Jr. Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25417-1 C$1.75 xii+
270
pb coll Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
Star Songs of an Old Primate 1978-01-00 James Tiptree, Jr. Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25417-1 $1.75 xii+
270
pb coll Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
Wonderen in een Oogwenk 1979-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Het Spectrum (Prisma #1875) 90-274-1005-4   189 pb anth Pieter Jan Grasmayer Checkmark
Star Songs of an Old Primate 1979-02-00 James Tiptree, Jr. Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25417-1 C$2.25 xii+
270
pb coll Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
The Best of New Dimensions 1979-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Pocket Books 0-671-82976-9 $2.50 xiv+
333
pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Best of New Dimensions 1979-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Pocket Books 0-671-82976-9 C$2.75 xiv+
333
pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Heyne Science Fiction Magazin, #1 1981-11-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3848) 3-453-30777-1 DM 7.80 432+
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pb mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Sternenlieder eines alten Primaten 1987-12-00 James Tiptree, Jr. Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4459) 3-453-00974-6 DM 9.80 383 pb coll Tiziano Cremonini Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor 0-312-85062-X $35.00 990+
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hc anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orbit 1-85723-271-2 £25.00 990 hc anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor / SFBC #05435 $17.98 990 hc anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orb 0-312-85509-5 $27.95 990 tp anth Checkmark
Fernes Licht 2000-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #2100) 3-453-17117-9 DM 15.00 1051 pb anth Thomas Thiemeyer Checkmark
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2011-10-31 ed. Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer Corvus 978-0-85789-487-8 £25.00   ebook anth  
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2012-05-08 ed. Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer Tor 978-0-7653-3360-5 $39.99 xx+
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hc anth Nic Cheetham Checkmark
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2012-05-08 ed. Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer Tor 978-0-7653-3362-9 $29.99 xx+
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tp anth Nic Cheetham  
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2012-05-08 ed. Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer Tor / SFBC #1356431 $22.99 xx+
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hc anth Nic Cheetham Checkmark
Houston, Houston! 2013-06-00 James Tiptree, Jr. Septime (James Tiptree, Jr.: Sämtliche Erzählungen #3) 978-3-902711-07-6 €23.90 485 hc coll Jürgen Schütz Checkmark
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